Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana coming to Switch this summer
posted on 01.11.18 at 09:35 AM EST by (@salromano)
The first Falcom title on Switch.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

NIS America is bringing Falcom action RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana to Switch this summer, the company announced.

In addition to the standard edition, a $99.99 limited edition will also be available. It includes a copy of the game, “The Codex of Adol Christin: Periplus of the Goethe Sea Writing Materials” hardcover book, softcover art book, official soundtrack, Mistilteinn replica letter opener, and collector’s box. It is available for pre-order now on the NIS America Online Store.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:


Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

Key Features

  • An Epic Tale: Follow Adol and his companions on his latest adventure to uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
  • Another Side: Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her own unique gameplay segments.
  • It Takes a Village: Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
  • Party On: Switch characters on the fly as you battle ferocious foes in lightning-fast combat.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana first launched for PS Vita in Japan in July 2016, followed by PlayStation 4 in May 2017, and for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in North America and Europe in September 2017. A PC version will be released on January 30 alongside a localization update patch for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions.

Watch the Switch announcement trailer below.

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